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Champagne Charlie

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Definition of Champagne Charlie in English:

noun

informal
A man who lives a life of luxury and excess: [as modifier]: Souness has put the Champagne Charlie lifestyle behind him

Origin

from the name of a popular song, first performed in 1868.

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